Tuesday, 05 Apr 2016
Would you like information on how to prepare for annual/six month performance reviews, advancement to senior lecturer/clinician, how to remain current in your profession as a lecturer or adjunct faculty, or how to effectively supervise teaching assistants?
Wednesday, 06 Apr 2016
Workshop for new tenure-eligible faculty hosted by Provost Wickert. Faculty, department chairs, and their mentors will receive an update on the latest P&T policies and recommendations on how to successfully prepare for a third year and P&T review.
In order to prepare for tomorrow's college students, future faculty members must be equipped and aware of the complexities of these students. This session introduces the experiences of Kearns-CIRTL Graduate Fellows in teaching science and math effectively in classrooms with a widely diverse student population.
In this webinar facilitated by Kerry Ann Rocquemore, you will learn: oHow to avoid the biggest mistakes academic writers make during the academic term oHow to maximize your research and writing productivity oHow to combat professional isolation and create a supportive writing community oHow you can experiment with these strategies in our upcoming 14 Day Writing Challenge
Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
This webinar will examine ways in which micro-aggressions particularly impact women, faculty and staff of color, and LGBTQ faculty and staff in our institutions. In response, we can practice forms of micro-resistance and ally behaviors when we see our colleagues targeted, or when we ourselves are targeted. This focus on empowerment allows us to take action in our local environments, lessening the impact upon colleague when micro-aggressions occur
Student stress, depression, and anxiety often manifest themselves as disruptive and distressed behaviors. Reducing stress, depression, and anxiety increases student engagement, ability to learn, and the mental health and well being of our communities. This panel will provide information and resources for helping faculty identify and respond compassionately and effectively to students exhibiting these behaviors.
The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be hosting three discussions for participants of the online course Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners. This course and our discussions will help University community members to develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments.
Designed for ISU participants from all backgrounds and levels of experience, this workshop will explore the what, why, and how of personal digital record-keeping through a murder mystery activity. Topics will range from best practices for creating digital records and rights issues in the digital landscape to strategies for storing digital records and emerging developments regarding the digital afterlife.
Friday, 08 Apr 2016
Dr. Zayira Jordan, Iowa State University's Web Accessibility Coordinator, will share with participants about the policies and resources regarding online accessibility and universal design at ISU.
Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016
Over the past five years, broader impacts have seen increased focus at the National Science Foundation. These sections are playing a major role when funding decisions are made. This workshop will provide an overview of how to successfully incorporate broader impacts into your research proposals, resources that may be found on campus, and an NSF perspective on its importance.
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016
In order to prepare for tomorrow's college students, future faculty members must be equipped and aware of the complexities of these students. This session introduces the experiences of Kearns-CIRTL Graduate Fellows in teaching engineering effectively in classrooms with a widely diverse student population.
This session will discuss resources and services available at Iowa State to support instructors if they're interested in flipping their courses. CELT staff will also introduce programming opportunities provided at CELT that can help instructor to continue develop their understanding of flipped classroom.
Thursday, 14 Apr 2016
Webinar participants will learn: oThe three biggest mistakes that new faculty make in managing their time oWhy and how to align work time with institutional and personal priorities oHow to create time for academic writing and researchHow to organize a network of support and accountability for writing productivity and balance
Friday, 15 Apr 2016
Jane Rongerude, Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning at the College of Design, was part of our faculty consulting team that led the development of the Peer Evaluation tool in ThinkSpace and has been piloting it in her courses, finding novel uses for it.
Monday, 18 Apr 2016
With campuses now under fire for their course content not complying with 504, 508 and WACG2.0 guidelines, it is timely to visit the topic of accessibility in the educational setting. This MOOC introduces the importance of accessibility as an essential communication tool to provide equal, barrier-free access to information for educational institutions.
Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016
A panel of senior faculty and department chairs from various colleges share their recommendations on how to plan and prepare for a successful promotion and tenure review.
In this session, a showcase of the newly developed Game Based Learning (GBL) module will be presented. Additional feedback from participants will be gathered to improve the current module. A discussion will be led to talk about the future of the learning community. Strategies of how to expand the current community and suggested topics will also be discussed.
"It Matters What Staff Say, Too," Denise Williams-Klotz, multicultural student affairs; and Katie Davidson, College of Veterinary Medicine. The seminar will be webcast live and archived for later viewing.
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016
Successful STEM faculty of the future must find ways to engage and improve the experiences of first generation, low-income and/or minority students who are increasingly enrolling in institutions of higher education. This session examines the experiences of faculty and Kearns-CIRTL Graduate Fellows who work with students in semester long workshops to help improve academic performance in chemistry.
Friday, 22 Apr 2016
Presented as part of Money Smart Week, this event begins with a keynote presentation and includes breakouts sessions and a networking dinner at 5:15 p.m. Registration is required.
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2016
Live Webinar: Leveraging Authentic Teaching and Research Practices for Successful NSF and NIH Proposals
To empower successful and authentic STEM instruction and research, future faculty members must be able to compete for diverse and expansive funding. This session focuses on writing broadening participation and education plans for National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants, including the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), and provides an overview on how STEM Faculty members...